The Media Mobilizing Project was a strong critic of Comcast during the negotiations, but its political director Hannah Sassaman issued a largely positive statement about the deal. The purpose of the December 14 meeting is to hear the municipality`s views on the cable television service they receive from Comcast to help the City understand the municipality`s needs, while the City verifies Comcast`s franchise agreement. A cable television franchise agreement is a legal agreement between the city and Comcast, which is prescribed by state and federal law. Subject: Renewal of the cable television franchises granted by the city to comcast in each of the franchise zones I, II, III and IV within the city; Key Terms and Conditions set forth in the Franchise Renewal Agreement between Comcast and the City (“Franchise Agreement” or “Agreement”). 8.